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June 21, 2011

A group of Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and the United States have written an open letter to Cynthia McKinney expressing their "severe disappointment" at her support for Moammar Qaddafi.

Received from the progressive Arab blog Yansoon, June 21:

Open Letter to Gaddafi Supporter Cynthia McKinney from Disappointed Palestinians

June 20, 2011

The website of the Libyan Youth Movement reports that members of the Libyan community in Los Angeles were barred entry to an ANSWER event on Libya featuring Cynthia McKinney, on grounds that they  "seemed like they may cause trouble." 

A report on Feb 17th, website of the Libyan Youth Movement, states:

June 14, 2011

Glenn Greenwald hyperventilates about a WikiLeaks cable revealing that (gasp!) US oil companies didn't like Qaddafi, as he betrays the Libyan rebels by portraying "regime change" as just a cynical conspiracy by Exxon & ilk. 

Glenn Greenwald (who, as we have noted, has become rather annoying of late) has a sneeringly sarcastic screed in his 

May 18, 2011

An Israeli security firm that recently made headlines when WikiLeaks revealed its numerous intrigues in Latin America has now been named as recruiting mercenaries in West Africa to fight for the Libyan dictator's embattled regime.

Persistent rumors that private Israeli security companies are recruiting mercenaries for embattled Libyan dictator Moammar Qaddafi were given new credence by a May 2 report on the Zurich-based International Relations and Security Network (ISN) website. Although the report itself cites unnamed "reports," it for the first time names a particular Israeli firm which is said to have been contracted by the afflicted Tripoli regime: